Local municipality: KwaMbonambi
Community served: Kwambonambi, Makhwezini, Mfolozi and Mposa
Population: 122 889
Dondotha Paralegal Office is located in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal. The biggest proportion of land within the uMfolozi Municipal area is owned by private organisations and Ingonyama Trust Board. This privately owned land is located in the centre of the municipal area surrounding KwaMbonambi. The second-biggest area is Mhlana Traditional Authority where the Dondotha Paralegal Office is located.
The office was established in 2001. Since its inception the office provide free legal services to the community and deal with cases such as:
- Social grants,
- Domestic violence,
- Road Accident Fund claims,
- Labour matters such as unfair dismissals,
- Unemployment Insurance Fund claims,
- Surplus apportionment,
- Employment benefits and
- Provident fund claims.
The office does community educational workshops dealing with human rights and socio economic rights topics.
Staff: Ms Cindy Zondo and Kwenzekile Mkhize
Ms Zondo started in 2001 as a volunteer. She obtained a Diploma in Paralegal Studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of Kwazulu-Natal in 2003.
Office contact details
Dondotha Paralegal Office
P O Box 144
Tel: 078 0954 842